Thousands of sport lovers have descended on the Gold Coast for the 10th biennial Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games, which kicks off this weekend.
Held from the 5 – 13 November, the 10-day event is the world’s biggest biennial masters games and will showcase competition in 43 sports and attract 13,000 participants from Queensland, interstate and overseas.JPPMG16-Infographic-reduced
Meeting the minimum age is the only criterion for people wanting to be involved in the games, and there is no qualification times or standards required to participate. Rather than ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’, the Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games participants are encouraged to ‘Play it, Live it, Love it!’
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This year, the oldest athlete set to take part is Vince Home, 91, who will compete in indoor rowing, while the youngest athlete is Nikki Fleming, 19, who will compete in swimming.
All of the sporting events have been organised by world-renowned event managers and will be played at over 40 world-class sporting venues across the Gold Coast, including two of the upcoming Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games locations.
After hours, the athletes will be kept entertained with an incredible line-up of performances every night at the Games Village located at Jupiters Gold Coast. Acts set to hit the stage include The Koi Boys, KISSperience, Rockhouse featuring Ross Wilson and Angry Anderson, Oils, Angels and Divinyls Show and many more!
For more information on the Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games, visit: mastersgames.com.au/ppmg/